Nigah QueerFest ’11: Call for Support
18-25 Nov 2011, New Delhi

The greatest success of every edition of The Nigah QueerFest (NQF) is that it is entirely supported and sustained by the contributions of queer and queer-friendly individuals. In our fifth year, we reach out to you once again to continue this tradition and to re-affirm that it is possible for a community to come together, create, and sustain its own festival.

At the NQF fund raising party on 14th October 2011, we managed to raise almost Rs. 46,000 and we thank everyone who partied and helped us raise this money, which will help cover some initial venue-related payments.

However, we are still short of money! Therefore individual financial contributions, no matter what their size, are welcome. The budget heads below give you an idea of specific costs and needs for the festival.

Venue hiring & equipment for film screenings and workshop: Rs. 55,000

Photo exhibit: printing, mounting and display: Rs. 50,000

Setup for the performance night: Rs. 30,000

Printing collateral & publicity: Rs. 10,000

Travel grants (we offer return train fare, sleeper class, for those outside Delhi who want to attend but cannot afford to come): Rs. 15,000

Miscellaneous: Rs. 10,000

Total estimated cost: Rs. 1,70,000

Ways in which you can contribute:

1) Catch hold of the nearest Nigah member and hand over cash to them.

2) Send us a cheque (in any currency) in favor of 'Nigah' at the following address:

The Nigah QueerFest ‘11
C/o. Sunil Gupta
E-121 Ground Floor, Masjid Moth, 
Greater Kailash III, New Delhi – 110048

3) Send us a mail if both the above options are not convenient for you:

All contributions to the Nigah QueerFest’11 are used only and directly for festival costs and there is no such thing as a too small contribution!

Come be a part of your festival!                     

About Nigah

Nigah is a non-funded queer collective that works on issues of gender and sexuality. Apart from lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, we understand queer to be any identity, politics or process that challenges dominant norms. Based in Delhi since 2003, we try to create inclusive and safe queer spaces using media, workshops and discussions. We organise events each month and entry to all the events is free.

The Nigah Queerfest: (annual event)